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					        Youth Crime
  Case Management System

Dublin Metropolitan North Central Division

        Chief Superintendent Pat Leahy
                     Background
• Children appearing frequently before the Court
      - Lack of appropriate interventions
      - School/educational programmes
      - Number of Gardaí
      - No responsibility

• Special Residential Services Board
      - Targeted number of Juveniles
      -Appropriately and quickly
      - Avoid re-offending

• Pilot
                   Purpose
•   An Garda Síochána
•   Child centered, effective and efficient
•   Detention as a Last Resort
•   Deal with offending
•   Avoid re-offend
•   Interagency co-operation
                               CASE MANAGER

                   Manages one Individual Young Person

                                               Details of Case Manager are
                                               entered into the Garda PULSE


                                                        Any Garda accessing the Young
                                                        Person’s file is asked to contact
                                                        the Case Manager


Bring ALL charges before the               Interagency/Communication
Court on the same date                            (Young Person, Family, All agencies)



         Desired Outcome
            - More accountability over offenders
            - Reduce Court Time
            - Deal with Court cases quicker
            - Help improve utilisation of Garda Resources
            - Enhance Interagency Collaboration
           - Improve Outcomes for Young People
                    Review
•   October 2006 to August 2007
•   Children Acts Advisory Board
•   Interviews
•   Process - Procedures
                     Findings

•   16 Gardaí - 16 young people
•   Males – 13 to 18 year olds
•   219 charges – 2 to 35 charges
•   219 to 80 - drop of 64%
                 Recommendations
1.       Garda Case Management – DMR-North Central
     –     Monitoring
     –     Independent Review
     –     Process
     –     Training
2.  An Garda Síochána
   – Extend the Project
   – Leadership
   – Independent role
   – Service knowledge and support
   – Adult offenders
3. Other Agencies Working With Young People
              Case Management
                The Process
•   Referral
•   Step 1 – Profile the Offender
•   Step 2 – Preparation for Court
•   Step 3 - Court
•   Step 4 - Detention
     Case Management - Training
• Continuing Professional Development
• Four Modules
      - Process, Procedures
      - Court Procedures/Legislation
      - Children
      - Interagency
Management and Monitoring of the
           System

• Monthly District Meetings
• Quarterly Divisional Meetings
              Developments

• Garda Commissioner
• National Policing Plan
• Community Relations
                 Contacts
• Chief Superintendent Pat Leahy

				
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